Treatment outcomes of patients switching from an injectable drug to bedaquiline during short standardized MDR-TB treatment in Mozambique.

Auteurs: Bastard M Molfino L Mutaquiha C Galindo MA Zindoga P Vaz D Mahinça I du Cros P Rusch B Telnov A
Référence de l'article: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2019 Mar 11; (); Array. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz196. Epub 2019 03 11


Bedaquiline was recommended by WHO as the preferred option in treatment of MDR-TB patients with long regimen. However, no recommendation was given for the short MDR-TB regimen. Data from our small cohort of patients who switched injectable dug to bedaquiline suggest that bedaquiline based short regimen is effective and safe.

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